Student Learning Outcomes

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  • Develop advanced clinical practice expertise to affect positive health care outcomes with individuals, families, populations, and systems, particularly in rural and underserved areas.
  • Evaluate theory and research for the application of evidence-based practice to health care provided by advanced practice nurses.
  • Employ critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skills in the application of advanced practice nursing knowledge to develop plans of care that promote health, reduce risk, and manage the illness trajectory.
  • Employ effective communication and technology within the multidisciplinary collaborative context of advanced practice nursing.
  • Demonstrate advanced leadership, advocacy, consultation and citizenship activities to improve heath care delivery and effect change in professional and political realms.
  • Incorporate human caring values, ethical principles, and cultural and spiritual sensitivity in all aspects of the advanced practice nursing role.
  • Demonstrate role responsibility and accountability in all professional endeavors within the scope of advanced practice nursing.

Last updated: 2/6/2018

School of Nursing • Georgia Southern University